Prevalence and Correlates of Prehypertension and Hypertension among Adults in Northeastern China: A Cross-Sectional Study

@inproceedings{Yang2015PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and Correlates of Prehypertension and Hypertension among Adults in Northeastern China: A Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={Guang Yang and Yue Ma and Shibin Wang and Yingying Su and Wenwang Rao and Yingli Fu and Yaqin Yu and Changgui Kou and Paul B Tchounwou},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Prehypertension is a category between normotension and hypertension that is becoming increasingly common in China. However, limited data are available on the prevalence and correlates of prehypertension in northeastern China. METHODS A cross-sectional study using stratified, clustered multistage, and random sampling methods was performed on 17,584 participants. RESULTS The prevalence of prehypertension and hypertension was 36.0% and 30.8% in northeastern China, respectively. As… CONTINUE READING

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